Crested Butte is a mecca for mountain biking
Generally known as the birthplace of mountain biking, Crested Butte is home to the best singletrack Colorado has to offer. Boasting miles upon miles of high alpine bike trails, Crested Butte has something for everyone – whether you’re after fast, smooth singletrack or a steep, technical challenge. The town of Crested Butte sits at 9,000′ allowing for accessible rides through unmatched mountain scenery.
- Professional & knowledgeable mountain bike guide
- Biking instructions
- Bike repair kit
- A detailed packing list will be provided upon reservation
Let us capture your memories so you can focus on your adventure! A photographer is $350 per trip and based on availability. Please let the Irwin Guide’s office know 48hrs before your trip if you would like to add this to your reservation.
Iconic trails ranging from mellow, wildflower-lined trails to challenging switchbacks and single track.
Mountain Biking is suitable for all ability levels from the absolute beginner to the most experienced rider.
Enjoy a 5-day circumnavigation of Crested Butte. Pedal the best trails in the Elk Mountains during the day, and revel in catered camping by night.
The Famed Monarch Crest Trail
Three trails into one epic ride:
- The Monarch Crest Trail 14 mi
- Silver Creek Trail 4.5 mi
- Rainbow Trail 10 mi
Please call our office at 970-349-5430 or email us at [email protected]
What to Bring
Bike rentals are available from our local bike shops: The Alpineer, Big Als, Elevate Bike Rental, Peak Sports, and Crested Butte Sports. We suggest bringing a backpack, food, water, layers (rain jacket), and stiff closed toe shoes
Skills & Thrills
Full day bike adventure, beginning with a one-hour lesson lead by a certified instructor followed by a 2-3 hour ride to practice your newly acquired skills.